Ever wonder what is synonymous to Mumbai? Is it the people, the food, the corroded texture of old dilapidated buildings or the overused undying “spirit of Mumbai”? While each of these factors add to what we would call the charm of Mumbai, stress seems like the middle name of the city of dreams. We could speak all day of how relaxing the drive through Marine Drive is (especially at night), or how free spirited is the cosmopolitan environment of the city. Sadly, in the same breath we would acknowledge how stressful it is to simply move around the city. How taxing it is to be stuck in a jam for hours together. How heart-breaking it is to not have pavements or how catching a train could very well be like going to war (exceptions excluded).
The quality of life that we lead tends to define our physical and mental health. Much is spoken and written about how important both these aspects. While the fast paced city life fulfils are various dreams, it takes a lot in return and is by far the main cause of our physical and mental wear and tear. This is primarily the reason why there is an upsurge in the list of places to visit in Mumbai and various Mumbai resorts. We know atleast someone around us who is looking forward to spending the weekend in a lovely and peaceful Mumbai resort to resort to much needed “me” time.
‘Prevention is better than cure’. If you are leading a city life at lightning speed, then ‘Prevention is definitely better than cure’. Whether it is severe migraines, back pain or gut issues, a lot of these health conditions stem from stress or furthermore, become a cause of stress. While they world is waking up to “organic”, India has the gift of Ayurveda to fall back on. Our rich culture and heritage provides us with a range of options and treatment methods with no fear of any side effects. Research and shown results and for decades now, we rely on Ayurveda for treating various ailments and more importantly preventing various illnesses.
In urban India, there always a debate if Ayurveda is the way to go, is it really effective, is it really worth your money. These questions stem from the fact that we are spoilt for choices. Think about the last time you visited one of the Aurvedic resorts in Mumbai. Have you ever thought of skipping your doctors’ appointment and got yourself treated in any of the Aurvedic treatment in Mumbai? If you look around closely, you will find atleast one Mumbai resort that suits your mind and pocket.
The list of best Ayurvedic resorts and retreats in and around Mumbai is endless. Here are ten best of the many others, handpicked for you:
It’s a boon that you don’t have to fly down to God’s own country each time you want to enjoy the many befits of Ayurveda the spectacular state has to offer. Kerala Ayurveda in Mumbai provides a varied range of services in the field. With the various range of services it has to offer, it backs that up with a rich experience spanning across a solid seventy years. It is one of the best places to visit in Mumbai.
Ayurveda is a huge umbrella. Hence, Kerala Ayurveda curates programs and treatment methods based on the requirement/condition of the client. If you are looking for an Ayurvedic treatment in Mumbai, you know where to go.
Kairali Ayurvedic Centre
Located in Chembur (Mumbai), this treatment centre offers a varied range of services at extremely affordable rates. From Pain Management to Weight Management programs, they have a service catering to all ages. With an experience spanning across 25 years, they have a well equipped expertise to fall back on. It is perfectly alright if you cannot make time for an entire weekend. Just a few hours is good enough to relax your body and mind. This is definitely a very viable option to get an Ayurvedic treatment in Mumbai.
Prakruti Jiyo Fresh
Servicing people for over 18 years now, Prakruti Jiyo Fresh strives hard to live up to its name. With a range of treatments such digestive disorders and baby care, it drives the fact that Ayurveda indeed is the answer for a lot of human ailments. Almost every human ailment. They also offer a range of ayurvedic products such as face scrub, hair oil, massage oil etc.
Agni-Ayurvedic village is located in Panvel. Their packages include various well-thought over treatment methods. They offer free online consultation for your health condition. You can consult a doctor and pay a visit to get the best out of the services offered. A various range of treatment services are offered including massages, exercises and therapeutic practices. Since this is an experience of a kind, it makes it one of best places to visit in Mumbai. In fact, it wouldn’t be wrong to say it’s one of the finest Ayurvedic resorts in Mumbai.
One of the rapidly growing ayurvedic treatment centre in Mumbai, Jiva Ayurveda is spread across Mumbai with clinics in Andheri, Mira Road Kandivali and Thane to list a few. From migraine to gut issues, they help you diagnose and eventually cure the ailment. This is definitely a good option to choose from while carrying on with our daily routine. Since it is so accessible around the entire city, it is one of the fastest growing Ayurvedic resorts in Mumbai.
A 3 hour drive from Mumbai can take you to one of the best Ayurvedic resorts in Asia. Hilton Shillim is located five minutes away from a small village of Shillim in the spectacular Sahyadri mountain range. With Best Destination Spa in Geo Asia Spa Awards, India in 2017 and Asia’s Best Sensuous Hotel Spa in Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards in 2016, this place is a must visit if you are looking for a rejuvenating weekend getaway from Mumbai. With services such as Yoga, wellness treatments, pottery and start gazing, it’s a dream getaway from the busy streets of Mumbai. Add this to your list of must-visit places near Mumbai.
Located in Pune, this wellness resort is an all-inclusive experience. With various awards to their credit they have an amazing legacy behind them. With a wide range of wellness packages, they also have a unique ‘Spa Cuisine’ in their list of services. It is one of a kind aspect to curate cuisines based on the making healthy food choices. It’s a place to visit if you are looking for a unique experience, a 4 hour drive from Mumbai is all you need.
Overlooking the Pravara river in Bhandardhara, this resort is located 170 km away from Mumbai. The scenic beauty of the location adds to the very many services the resort has to offer. From Spas to mountain trekking, this can surely be an option for a quiet weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
KARE Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat
With veteran dancer Mallika Sarabhai as one of its many visitors, you know you are in safe hands when you opt for a stay at this resort. Located in Pune, it’s perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway from Mumbai. Set over the Sahyadri ranges and overlooking the serene Mulshi lake, this place is amazingly calm. With special emphasis on Ayurvedic food and a meditation hall, it is definitely worth a visit for a serene getaway from Mumbai.
Anand Yoga Retreat
Any list of Ayurvedic resorts would be incomplete without the mention of the Ananda Family. This is place a must visit if you have an ailing elderly family member. Their programs are extremely affordable and concentrate on the holistic development. This is by far the only retreat that offers a spiritual marriage ceremony. With branches all over India and around the world, it is a must visit if you are in for a wordly experience.